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Agenda: City Council Mtg for web
Date: 5/17/2005
 
   
Item: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC - CONSENT AGENDA  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA, INCLUDING THOSE ON THE ADDITION TO THE AGENDA, WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION UNLESS SEPARATE DISCUSSION IS REQUESTED BY COUNCIL MEMBERS OR PERSONS IN THE AUDIENCE. WHEN THE VOTE HAS BEEN TAKEN, IF AN ITEM HAS NOT BEEN CALLED OUT FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION, THE ITEM HAS BEEN APPROVED. COUNCIL MAY, HOWEVER, RECONSIDER ANY ITEM AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING.

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: [MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 10, 2005.

5A. RESOLUTION: LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE, SIERRA WEST AIRLINES, 7615 BOEING

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN A LESSOR'S APPROVAL OF SUBLEASE BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL PASO (''LESSOR''), CUTTER BEECHCRAFT CORPORATION (''LESSEE'') AND PAK WEST, INC. DBA SIERRA WEST AIRLINES (''SUBLESSEE'') COVERING THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 28, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 2, AND LOTS 29 AND 30, BLOCK 4, EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRACTS, UNIT 1, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS AND MUNICIPALLY KNOWN AS 7615 BOEING DRIVE, EL PASO, TEXAS. (DISTRICT 3) [AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

5B. RESOLUTION: UH-1H HUEY AND AS350B3 HELICOPTER LANDINGS

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LANDING AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EXCEPT UPON REGULARLY ESTABLISHED AIRFIELD OR LANDING PLACE CONTAINED IN SECTION 14.12.080 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE IS HEREBY WAIVED TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, U.S. BORDER PATROL AIR AND MARINE OPERATIONS, TO LAND A UH-1H HUEY HELICOPTER AND A AS350B3 HELICOPTER ON THE EL PASO COUNTY COLISEUM PARKING LOT IN CONNECTION WITH THE EL PASO CITY COUNTY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRICT'S COMMUNITY EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR TO BE HELD ON MAY 21, 2005. (DISTRICT 3)

[AIRPORT, PATRICK T. ABELN, (915) 780-4724]

5C. RESOLUTION: FIVE (5) ANGLE PARKING SPACES, STEVENS FROM HUECO TO THE ALLEY

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE CITY ENGINEER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DESIGNATE FIVE (5) OFFSET ANGLE PARKING SPACES ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINES OF STEVENS STREET, FROM HUECO AVENUE TO THE ALLEY SOUTH THEREOF. SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE USED FOR PUBLIC PARKING AND CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY THE OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIRED BY EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE ADJACENT PROPERTY. (DISTRICT 8)

[ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

5D. RESOLUTION: RUNOFF ELECTION, JUNE 4, 2005

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A RUNOFF ELECTION ON JUNE 4, 2005 FOR THE 2005 ELECTION IN THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR AN ELECTION OF OFFICERS.

[MUNICIPAL CLERK, RICHARDA DUFFY MOMSEN, (915) 541-4127]

6. TEMPORARY POSITION: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST TO FILL POSITIONS ON A TEMPORARY BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-3, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II (1)

FUND SOURCE: 51010256-01101-51095

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

7A. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: PARK USER REPRESENTATIVE (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

REQUEST FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT(S) IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE VI, SECTION 6.6-2, OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CHARTER PROVISIONS:

PARK USER REPRESENTATIVE (1)

FUND SOURCE: 51010279-16301-51000P0003-UF

[PARKS & RECREATION, NORMAN MERRIFIELD, (915) 541-4331]

7B. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: PLANNER (1)

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PLANNER (1)

FUND SOURCE: 08010315-01101-08000

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, GEORGE SARMIENTO, (915) 541-4193]

8. RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT: BTWN 3216 AND 3220 NAIRN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

APPROVE INSTALLATION, POWER, AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL STREET LIGHT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

BETWEEN 3216 AND 3220 NAIRN ST. WITH AN ESTIMATED COST OF $899. FUNDING TO BE PROVIDED BY DISTRICT 3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS DEPARTMENT #01153004, ACCOUNT #504420, FUND CODE #16503, AND PROJECT #PD30424. (DISTRICT 3)

[REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

9. APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUND: [TAX OFFICE, JUAN SANDOVAL, (915) 541-4369]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

THAT THE TAX REFUNDS LISTED ON THE ATTACHMENT POSTED WITH THIS AGENDA BE APPROVED. (SEE ATTACHMENT)

A. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,361.98 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #C340-999-1500-4100)

B. STEWART TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,109.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #H788-006-0170-0450)

C. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,758.48 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #K408-999-0010-6100)

D. HENRY TORRES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,154.15 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #L447-999-076B-8500)

E. SIERRA TITLE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,791.95 OVERPAYMENT OF 2004 TAXES. (PID #M576-999-0180-3700)

F. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,131.18 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #N425-999-0350-0700)

G. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,874.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #R246-999-0020-3500)

H. WELLS FARGO REAL ESTATE TAX SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,579.19 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID #T262-999-0010-2200)

I. WASHINGTON MUTUAL HOME LOANS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,524.42 OVERPAYMENT OF 2003 TAXES. (PID V894-999-0090-0900)

10. DISCRETIONARY FUNDS: $2,500, DISTRICT 7 AND $2,500, DISTRICT 3, ''2005 SUMMER PROGRAM'' - THOMAS MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

REQUEST TO ALLOCATE $2,500.00 FROM DISTRICT #7 AND $2,500 FROM DISTRICT #3 DISCRETIONARY FUNDS TO THE CITY OF EL PASO PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TO ASSIST WITH THE COSTS OF THE ''2005 SUMMER PROGRAM'' THAT WILL BE HELD AT THE THOMAS MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM JUNE 6 TO JULY 29, 2005. THE PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE MONDAY - FRIDAY FROM 2 - 6 P.M.

COUNCIL DISTRICT #7 - DEPT. ID #01153010, FUND 16507, ACCT. # 504420

COUNCIL DISTRICT #3 – ACCT # 01153004, FUND 16503, PROJECT PD30424

[REPRESENTATIVE VIVIAN ROJAS, (915) 541-4108 AND REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

11A - 11S. BUDGET TRANSFERS: [OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DAVID ALMONTE, (915) 541-4011]

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

11A. BT2005-1009 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $2,195 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, GRACE CHOPE TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 8)

DECREASE $2,195 FROM 14101001/PQLPA11760117/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $2,195 TO 14101001/PQLPA11760117/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $2,195 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $2,195 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11B. BT2005-1010 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $8,078 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, MURCHISON TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (ALL DISTRICTS)

DECREASE $8,078 FROM 14101001/PQLPA13560135/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA13560135/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11C. BT2005-1011 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $5,707 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, PALM GROVE TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 5)

DECREASE $5,707 FROM 14101001/PQLPA14160141/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $5,707 TO 14101001/PQLPA14160141/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $5,707 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $5,707 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11D. BT2005-1012 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $8,078 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, SCENIC DRIVE TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 5)

DECREASE $8,078 FROM 14101001/PQLPA15160151/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA15160151/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $8,078 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11E. BT2005-1013 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $5,268 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, DELGADO TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 1)

DECREASE $5,268 FROM 14101001/PQLPA11060110/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $5,268 TO 14101001/PQLPA11060110/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $5,268 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $5,268 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11F. BT2005-1014 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $5,531 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, LORETTO-LINCOLN TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 3)

DECREASE $5,531 FROM 14101001/PQLPA12660126/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $5,531 TO 14101001/PQLPA12660126/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $5,531 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $5,531 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11G. BT2005-1015 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $2,371 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, NEWMAN TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 2)

DECREASE $2,371 FROM 14101001/PQLPA13860138/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $2,371 TO 14101001/PQLPA13860138/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $2,371 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $2,371 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11H. BT2005-1016 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $5,444 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, PASEO DE LOS HEROES TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 8)

DECREASE $5,444 FROM 14101001/PQLPA14360143/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $5,444 TO 14101001/PQLPA14360143/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $5,444 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $5,444 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11I. BT2005-1017 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $2,810 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, TOM LEA (UPPER) TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 1)

DECREASE $2,810 FROM 14101001/PQLPA16460164/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $2,810 TO 14101001/PQLPA16460164/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $2,810 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $2,810 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11J. BT2005-1019 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $6,497 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, MADELINE TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 1)

DECREASE $6,497 FROM 14101001/PQLPA12760127/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $6,497 TO 14101001/PQLPA12760127/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $6,497 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $6,497 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11K. BT2005-1020 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $6,761 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, PACIFIC TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 8)

DECREASE $6,761 FROM 14101001/PQLPA14060140/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $6,761 TO 14101001/PQLPA14060140/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $6,761 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $6,761 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11L. BT2005-1021 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $3,951 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, ROGER BROWN BALLFIELD TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 - IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 2)

DECREASE $3,951 FROM 14101001/PQLPA14960149/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $3,951 TO 14101001/PQLPA14960149/50

11M. BT2005-1023 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO TRANSFER $3,512 FROM THE 2000 QOL PROJECT, EASTSIDE MAINTENANCE YARD TO THE 2000 QOL PARKS IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE 6 – IRRIGATION AND SITE WORK TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO FUND DESIGN OF SEVERAL PARKS. THERE IS NO INCREASE TO THE PROGRAM BUDGET. (DISTRICT 5)

DECREASE $3,512 FROM 14101001/PQLPA11460114/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $3,512 TO 14101001/PQLPA11460114/507001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $3,512 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/407001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

INCREASE $3,512 TO 14101001/PQLPA18660183/508050 DESIGN

11N. BT2005-1040 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER COST OF WATER FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR BASED ON CURRENT AND PRIOR YEAR USE.

INCREASE $3,500 TO 62620007/40101/502226 BLDG/FACMNT

INCREASE $3,500 TO 62620007/40101/407001 INTRAFDTRF(U)

INCREASE $3,500 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $3,500 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFDTRF(S)

11O. BT2005-1043 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER COST OF WATER FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR BASED ON CURRENT AND PRIOR YEAR USE.

INCREASE $7,000 TO 62620011/40101/504101 WATER

DECREASE $7,000 FROM 62620001/40101/504405 CONTINGENCY

11P. BT2005-1044 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS REVISED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER COST OF WATER FOR THE LONE STAR GOLF COURSE UNTIL THE WATER WELL IS REPAIRED.

INCREASE $300,000 TO 62620012/40101/504101 WATER

INCREASE $300,000 TO 62620012/40101/407001 INTRAFDTRFIN

INCREASE $300,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 EST REV

INCREASE $300,000 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFDTRFOUT

11Q. BT2005-1063 AIRPORT

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO COVER THE ACQUISITION OF FOUR ELONGATED DOME CANOPIES TO PROVIDE SHADE AND WEATHER PROTECTION AT THE LUGGAGE CHECK IN POINTS IN FRONT OF THE TERMINAL.

INCREASE $5,408 TO 62620020/P50000441022/508009 FURN & FIXT

INCREASE $5,408 TO 62620020/P50000441022/407001 INTRAFDTRFIN

INCREASE $5,408 TO 62620018/P50000241021/407002 ESTREV

INCREASE $5,408 TO 62620018/P50000241021/507001 INTRAFDTRFOUT

11R. BT2005-1080 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $16,776 TO FUND A SCHOOL FLASHER AT FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL ON RESLER DR. BETWEEN REDD RD AND IMPERIAL RIDGE DR. FUNDING SOURCE IS EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT. (DISTRICT 1)

INCREASE $16,776 TO 31255005/PPW005227691/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $16,776 TO 31255005/PPW005227691/508027 CONSTRUCTION

11S. BT2005-1081 BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

BUILDING AND PLANNING SERVICES PROPOSES TO APPROPRIATE $15,490 TO FUND A PEDESTRIAN FLASHER AT VISTA DEL SOL AT SUMAC. FUNDING SOURCE IS DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER. (DISTRICT 7)

INCREASE $15,490 TO 31255005/PPW005227691/405067 REIMBEXP

INCREASE $ 1,408 TO 31255005/PPW005227691/508050 DESIGN

INCREASE $14,082 TO 31255005/PPW005227691/508027 CONSTRUCTION

12A. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: ROBERTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

PERMISSION TO USE PUBLIC STREETS, SIDEWALKS OR PARKS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY THE CITY OF EL PASO OF THE CONTENTS OF ANY EXPRESSION THAT TAKES PLACE DURING THESE EVENTS.

ROBERTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 SPEAKERS, 1 MICROPHONE AND 1 AMPLIFIER) AT THORN PARK - 5260 MACE ST ON MAY 28, 2005 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. FOR A PICNIC. APPROXIMATELY 250 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. PERMIT # 05-049 [EDWIN A. CHESLIK] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM PARKS. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

12B. APPLICATION FOR USE OF CITY PARKS/STREETS & SIDEWALKS: KENNETH G. JOHN

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

KENNETH G. JOHN TO BLOCK OFF ALLEY BETWEEN KERBEY AVE. AND UNIVERSITY AVE. ON JUNE 11, 2005 FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 12:00 A.M. FOR A BLOCK PARTY - WEDDING RECEPTION. APPROXIMATELY 200 PERSONS WILL TAKE PART. BARRICADES MUST BE MANNED ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S ''MANUAL OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES''. THIS REQUEST INCLUDES PERMISSION TO USE AMPLIFICATION (2 AMPLIFIERS AND 1 MICROPHONE). PERMIT # 05-050 [KENNETH G. JOHN] (DISTRICT 1)

NO OBJECTIONS FROM FIRE, SUN METRO AND TRAFFIC/ENGINEERING. THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NO OBJECTION WITH THIS EVENT. THE DEPARTMENT WILL MONITOR THE EVENT AS NECESSARY WITH THE DISTRICT CAR. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO CITY OR APPLICANT. THE OFFICE OF BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

13B. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER: SECONDARY ADVERTISING SIGNS ORDINANCE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20.02 (GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS) TO ADD 20.02.722 (SECONDARY ADVERTISING SIGNS), AND ALSO BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20.66 (SIGNS), SECTIONS 20.66.100 (SIGN PERMIT FEE FORMULA), 20.66.130 (PROHIBITED SIGNS) AND 20.66.300 (COMMERCIAL, MANUFACTURING, AND INDUSTRIAL USES-C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, M-1, M-2, P-C, M-3 AND Q DISTRICTS). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE.

[BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS, R. ALAN SHUBERT, (915) 541-4557]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 31, 2005 FOR ITEM 13B

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES, NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM.

14E. MAYOR AND COUNCIL: STATUS OF THE EL PASO FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN'S PENSION FUND

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

DISCUSSION AND ACTION REGARDING CURRENT STATUS OF THE EL PASO FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN'S PENSION FUND AFTER HEARING PRESENTATION FROM PENSION ADMINISTRATOR. [REPRESENTATIVE JOSE ALEXANDRO LOZANO, (915) 541-4515]

15. COMPTROLLER: RESOLUTION: ACCEPTING APPROXIMATELY $5.8 MILLION IN PALO VERDE REWARDS, DETERMINING THE USE OF SAID REWARDS, AND ESTABLISHING CRITERIA DIRECTING THE USE AND ACCOUNTING OF SAID REWARDS

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT APPROXIMATELY $5.8 MILLION IN PALO VERDE REWARDS FROM THE EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY, DETERMINE HOW THE PALO VERDE REWARDS WILL BE USED, AND ESTABLISH ANY REQUISITE CRITERIA FOR DIRECTING THE USE AND ACCOUNTING OF THE PALO VERDE REWARDS.

POSTPONED FROM 05/10/05

17. PURCHASING: CHANGE ORDER: CHANGE ORDER NO. 12, J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., EPIA FIXED BASE OPERATOR RAMP & NASA APRON RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

CHANGE ORDER: APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NO. TWELVE TO J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC., FOR CONTRACT NO. 2003-199, EPIA FIXED BASE OPERATOR RAMP & NASA APRON RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CHANGE ORDER REPRESENTS A CREDIT OF SIX HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT DOLLARS AND FORTY FIVE CENTS ($605,698.45) AGAINST THE AMOUNT BID BY J.A.R. CONCRETE, INC. FOR THE SCOPE OF WORK DEFINED BY SPECIFICATION BOOKS #1 AND #2 AND THE PROJECT DRAWINGS AS AMENDED. THE AMOUNT OF THIS CREDIT IS PER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE DEPARTMENTS OF EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, THE PROJECT MANAGER, PARAGON PROJECT RESOURCES, INC., AND ENGINEERING. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE REQUESTED (CREDIT) CHANGE TO THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT AMOUNT. POSTPONED FROM 05/03/05

20. PUBLIC HEARING - HUMAN RESOURCES: AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, RULE 1, SECTION 10, COMMISSION RECORDER

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED ONE (1) WEEK

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8065, CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RULE 1, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, SECTION 10, COMMISSION RECORDER, TO CLARIFY DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES.

POSTPONED FROM 05/03/05 [HUMAN RESOURCES, TERRY A. BOND, (915) 541-4509]

21A. PUBLIC HEARINGS - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00007

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 4, BLOCK 160, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 54, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: TEXAS M, LLC. ZON05-00007 (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925] POSTPONED FROM 05/03/05

21D. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00006

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PARCEL 1: ALL OF TRACT 9B AND A PORTION OF TRACTS 6 AND 10A, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-3 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND PARCEL 2: A PORTION OF TRACTS 9F AND 10A, BLOCK 11, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-F (RANCH AND FARM) TO R-2 (RESIDENTIAL) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: MOUNTAIN VISTA REALTY, INC. ZON05-00006 (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

21E. PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00014

ACTION TAKEN: POSTPONED FOUR (4) WEEKS

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF TRACTS 1D, 2D, 3D, AND 4D, FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MAP OF PARKLAND ADDITION AND A PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, GOLBERG AND LEHMAN, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT), C-1/SC (COMMERCIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT), AND C-4/SC (COMMERCIAL /SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO R-5/SC (RESIDENTIAL/SPECIAL CONTRACT). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: G & L JOINT VENTURE. ZON05-00014 (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 13.  INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

13A. INTRODUCTION - SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO EL PASO EMPOWERMETN ZONE

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TO THE EL PASO EMPOWERMENT ZONE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE PORTIONS OF TEXAS AVENUE, FLORENCE STREET, OCHOA STREET, VIRGINIA STREET, ST. VRAIN STREET, ANGE STREET, AND OCTAVIA STREET ON JUNE 18, 2005, JUNE 19, 2005, SEPTEMBER 4, 2005 AND OCTOBER 29, 2005 FOR THE ''TEXAS AVENUE STREET FESTIVALS''. (FEE: $350.00, SP-05005) (DISTRICT 8)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 31, 2005 FOR ITEM 13A

13B. INTRODUCTION: SECONDARY ADVERTISING SIGNS ORDINANCE

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED WITH THE VOTE TO APPROVE THE REVISED CONSENT AGENDA

13C. INTRODUCTION - SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00018

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00018, TO ALLOW FOR A PARKING REDUCTION ON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH 25 FEET OF LOT 1, BLOCK 118, CAMPBELL ADDITION, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.64.175 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: LUIS HERNANDEZ. (DISTRICT 8) [PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

13D. INTRODUCTION - ZON04-00151

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT A, BLOCK 129, EASTWOOD HEIGHTS UNIT K, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-O (APARTMENT/OFFICE) TO A-3 (APARTMENT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: NONIE R. WILLISCH. ZON04-00151 (DISTRICT 5)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 7, 2005 FOR ITEMS 13C - 13D

PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AS PART OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WHICH BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 9AM. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PRESENT SHALL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME. AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL MAY ALSO DELAY TAKING ACTION ON ORDINANCES, NO REQUIREMENT IS MADE BY SECTION 3.9B OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER TO PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NOTICE. COPIES OF ALL ORDINANCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 2 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8AM TO 5PM.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin DID NOT VOTE
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar DID NOT VOTE
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14C.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Authorizing the State of Texas Comptroller to Audit the Performance of El Paso Central Appraisal District  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE A WRITTEN REQUEST TO AUDIT THE PERFORMANCE OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 5.12(B) OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING A WRITTEN REQUEST BY THE CITY OF EL PASO FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS COMPTROLLER TO AUDIT THE PERFORMANCE OF THE EL PASO CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 5.12 (B) OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE.

[MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 14D.  MAYOR AND COUNCIL: City Council Work Session, Property Tax Expert(s) Reports and Testimony  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: CARRIED TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CITY MANAGER, TO SOLICIT COUNSEL FROM ONE OR MORE INDEPENDENT PROPERTY TAX EXPERTS ON PROPERTY TAX POLICY.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SCHEDULE A WORK SESSION OF CITY COUNCIL TO RECEIVE REPORTS AND TESTIMONY FROM ONE OR MORE PROPERTY TAX EXPERTS. [MAYOR'S OFFICE, ADRIAN OCEGUEDA, (915) 541-4145]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 16.  ENGINEERING: Conditional ''B'' Building Permits, Tierra Del Este Unit 27 Subdivision  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED BASED ON THE FINDING OF ECONOMIC HARDSHIP

DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON APPROVAL OF CONDITIONAL ''B'' BUILDING PERMITS FOR TIERRA DEL ESTE UNIT 27 SUBDIVISION. (DISTRICT 5)

[ENGINEERING, BASHAR ABUGALYON, (914) 541-4157]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21B.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00013  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF PORTION OF LOT 1, BLOCK 160, VISTA DEL SOL UNIT 54, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM P-I (PLANNED INDUSTRIAL) TO C-3 (COMMERCIAL). THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: JOSE R. AND KATHRYN CORDERO. ZON05-00013 (DISTRICT 7)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925] POSTPONED FROM 05/03/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 18.  PUBLIC HEARING - MAYOR AND COUNCIL: Preservation of Natural Arroyos  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19 (SUBDIVISIONS) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 19.16 (IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES) SECTION 19.16.050 (STORMWATER DESIGN) SUBSECTION 19.16.050.H (PRESERVATION OF NATURAL ARROYOS) TO REQUIRE THAT THE CITY PLAN COMMISSION DETERMINE WHETHER TO APPROVE A MODIFICATION OF CONDITIONS TO ALLOW IMPROVEMENTS ON NATURAL DRAINAGE COURSES KNOWN AS ARROYOS. THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 19.04.190 OF THE CODE.

[REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN AUSTIN, (915) 541-4886] POSTPONED FROM 05/10/05, 04/12/05, 03/15/05 AND 03/01/05

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 19.   PUBLIC HEARING - ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION: Parking Prohibited on Both Sides of Trawood btwn Jack Nicklaus and Estrada  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), CHAPTER 12.88 (SCHEDULES), SECTION 12.88.030 (SCHEDULE III-- PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS), OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ADD NO PARKING ANYTIME, ON BOTH SIDES OF TRAWOOD DRIVE, BETWEEN JACK NICKLAUS DRIVE AND ESTRADA DRIVE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12.84.010 (VIOLATION--PENALTY) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICT 7) [ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, TRAFFIC DIVISION, TED MARQUEZ, (915) 541-4035]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21C.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permits for Planned Residential Developments-Minimum Site Area  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE, BY AMENDING SECTION 20.04.270 (SPECIAL PERMITS FOR PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS-MINIMUM SITE AREA). THE PENALTY IS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE CITY OF EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. (DISTRICTS 1 - 8)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, KIMBERLY FORSYTH, (915) 541-4631]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21F.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: ZON05-00017  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED AS AMENDED

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING OF A PORTION OF LOT 1A, BLOCK 4, FALCON HILLS UNIT ONE REPLAT B, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS FROM A-2/SC (APARTMENT/SPECIAL CONTRACT) TO A-O/SC (APARTMENT/OFFICE/SPECIAL CONTRACT) AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: DAVIS STREET CORPORATION. ZON05-00017 (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega YES
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21G.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Special Permit No. ZON05-00021  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING SPECIAL PERMIT NO. ZON05-00021, TO ALLOW FOR A PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON TRACT 1C1 AND A PORTION OF TRACT 1D1, BLOCK 10, UPPER VALLEY SURVEYS, EL PASO, EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS PURSUANT TO SECTION 20.12.040 (ZONING) OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. THE PENALTY BEING AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 20.68 OF THE EL PASO MUNICIPAL CODE. APPLICANT: VIEW POINT ACREAGE, LLC. (DISTRICT 1)

[PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, FRED LOPEZ, (915) 541-4925]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 21H.  PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Extending the Term of the Special Privilege License, May 18, 2015, Acknowledge ONEOK WesTex Transmission, L.P. as Successor  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: APPROVED

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE ORIGINALLY GRANTED BY ORDINANCE #012402 AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED BY ORDINANCE #012928, SUCH SPECIAL PRIVILEGE LICENSE TO EXTEND THROUGH MAY 18, 2015, AND ALSO TO ACKNOWLEDGE ONEOK WESTEX TRANSMISSION, L.P. AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AOG GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY L.P. FOR ALL RIGHTS AND DUTIES SET FORTH IN ORDINANCE #012402, AS AMENDED, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND USE OF A NATURAL GAS PIPELINE WITHIN A PORTION OF RAILROAD DRIVE RIGHT-OF-WAY. (ANNUAL FEE: $1,320.00, SP-95044C) (DISTRICT 4)

[PLANNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ESTHER GUERRERO, (915) 541-4720]

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing DID NOT VOTE
3 Rep. Lozano DID NOT VOTE
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos DID NOT VOTE
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE

   
Item: 1.  PUBLIC COMMENT - Toña De Quiroz  (Regular City Council Agenda)
   
 

ACTION TAKEN: DELETED

ADD A CHAPTER/SECTION TO THE CITY CHARTER REGARDING VETERANS. THIS ADDITION WOULD BE FURTHER PROOF TO THE DOD OF THE WILLINGNESS OF EL PASO TO GO BEYOND A MINIMUM EAGERNESS TO RELOCATE ARMED FORCES HERE DUE TO BRAC AND ALSO A PROOF TO ALL LOCAL VETERANS OF THE EFFORTS THE CITY IS MAKING ON THEIR BEHALF. FURTHER, MAKE A PROCLAMATION ASKING ALL EL PASO GOVT. AND QUASI-GOVT ENTITIES TO ENACT SIMILAR CIVIL SERVICE PROTECTIONS TO VETERANS.

   
Votes:

DISTRICT

OFFICIAL

VOTE

1 Rep. Austin YES
2 Rep. Cushing YES
3 Rep. Lozano YES
4 Rep. Cook YES
5 Rep. Ortega DID NOT VOTE
6 Rep. Escobar YES
7 Rep. Rojas YES
8 Rep. Cobos YES
- Mayor Wardy DID NOT VOTE


 
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